Daily Grind

Faced with a 90-percent chance of rain on Saturday, the LongHouse Reserve has postponed its annual Family Day.
South Fork birders looking for a last-minute adventure close to home -- and a rare chance to spend the night at the Mashomack Preserve's historic Bass Creek Cottage manor house -- might still find a few spots available for the preserve's overnight Birds and Breakfast event on Friday.
Music for Montauk will host a free concert on Saturday afternoon, and then the Montauk Music Festival kicks off next Thursday.
Friday is National Public Gardens Day, and here on the South Fork, the LongHouse Reserve, the Madoo Conservancy, and Bridge Gardens will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Training, evaluations, and testing for East Hampton Town's Nipper Guard program, an open-water swim program for children 6 through 8, will begin on Sunday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
Project Most, an after-school homework help and activity program, will benefit from a Cinco de Mayo party at the Neighborhood House on Three Mile Harbor Road on Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m.
The Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the capital last week for their We Are Still Here! advocacy day on April 24.
An effort is underway to reduce the number of plastic straws used on the East End, and restaurants are getting involved in the cause.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has announced that its rector, the Very Rev. Denis C. Brunelle, will be honored by East End Hospice at its Box Art Auction later this year.
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